can a quitclaim deed override a will?

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Post Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 9:50 pm    Post subject: can a quitclaim deed override a will?
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A new will was filed. A quitclaim deed was attached to the first will giving 50% to each each party. The new will now gives a bigger % to one of the parties and has also added a 3rd party to the new will. Will the new will override the quitclaim deed?
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Post Posted: Mon May 18, 2009 11:51 pm    Post subject:
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Hi drickey,

If there are two wills, then the last will is considered to override the first will. However, if the question is between a will and a quitclaim deed, then the quitclaim deed will remain effective over the will.

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Post Posted: Tue May 19, 2009 10:19 am    Post subject:
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No, quit claim deed is final authorised document.
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